Category: Conflict Zone

‘Proof’ of Rohingya-set fires in Myanmar fails inspection

Pointing to the ashes of a destroyed village that was once home to dozens of Rohingya Muslim families, the abbot of a nearby Buddhist monastery insisted he knew who had...

For sake of Muslims: Mirwaiz urges Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Iran to unite

SRINAGAR: Expressing disappointment at Muslims across the globe being disunited, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday impressed upon the nations of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and...

Kashmir mourns Chadoora killings

SRINAGAR: Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Wednesday to mourn the killing of three civilians and a militant by government forces during a gunfight in Central...

Indian Cold Start: A failed concept

Dr Muhammad Khan: Walter C. Ladwig III, a Lecturer of international relations at the Department of War Studies in King’s College London has questioned the existence...

Indian police arrest over 6,000 so far in IOK

SRINAGAR: Indian forces in their massive drive, in occupied Kashmir, arrested over 6000 people including Hurriyet leaders, activists, young boys and women across...

Kashmiri lawmaker resigns from India’s parliament to protest state brutality in held-Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A prominent pro-India Kashmiri politician has resigned from India’s Parliament and from his regional party to protest a government crackdown in Kashmir...

India to swap pellet guns for chilli shells in IHK

SRINAGAR: Police and troops in India-held Kashmir will use chilli-based shells instead of pellet guns to quell protests, a minister said Monday, after hundreds of...

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas accepts Russia plan to meet Netanyahu

RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has agreed on a Russian proposal for him to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of a new peace push, an...

In 1 month, 6000 pellet cartridges used on Kashmir protesters

SRINAGAR: The pellets used by police and Central Reserve Police Force to disperse protesters in Kashmir are “bare-metal pellets” and the Standard Operating...

‘Black Day’ being observed in IOK

SRINAGAR: The unified resistance leadership including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in their joint statement have...